'Intercourse' in the Bible
So Sarai said to Abram, “See here, the Lord has prevented me from bearing children. I am asking you to go in to [the bed of] my maid [so that she may bear you a child]; perhaps I will obtain children by her.” And Abram listened to Sarai and did as she said.
He went in to [the bed of] Hagar, and she conceived; and when she realized that she had conceived, she looked with contempt on her mistress [regarding Sarai as insignificant because of her infertility].
But in the evening he took Leah his daughter and brought her to Jacob, and Jacob went in to [consummate the marriage with] her.
She said, “Here, take my maid Bilhah and go in to her; and [when the baby comes] she shall deliver it [while sitting] on my knees, so that by her I may also have children [to count as my own].”
So she gave him Bilhah her maid as a [secondary] wife, and Jacob went in to her.
He turned to her by the road, and said, “Please come, let me lie with you”; for he did not know that she was his daughter-in-law. And she said, “What will you give me, that you may lie with me?”
“Whoever has sexual intercourse with an animal must be put to death.
When a man has sexual intercourse with a woman and there is a seminal emission, they must bathe in water and be unclean until evening.
and if a man actually has sexual intercourse with her so that her menstrual impurity touches him, then he will be unclean seven days and any bed he lies on will be unclean.
the one who is sick in her menstruation, the one with a discharge, whether male or female, and a man who has sexual intercourse with an unclean woman.'"
“You are not to come near any close relative for sexual intercourse; I am Yahweh.
You are not to shame your father by having sex with your mother. She is your mother; you must not have sexual intercourse with her.
You must not have sexual intercourse with your father's wife; she is your father's nakedness.
You are not to have sexual intercourse with your sister, either your father’s daughter or your mother’s, whether born at home or born elsewhere. You are not to have sex with her.
You are not to have sexual intercourse with your son’s daughter or your daughter’s daughter, because it will shame your family.
You are not to have sexual intercourse with your father’s wife’s daughter, who is adopted by your father; she is your sister.
You are not to have sexual intercourse with your father’s sister; she is your father’s close relative.
You are not to have sexual intercourse with your mother’s sister, for she is your mother’s close relative.
You are not to shame your father’s brother by coming near his wife to have sexual intercourse; she is your aunt.
You are not to have sexual intercourse with your daughter-in-law. She is your son’s wife; you are not to have sex with her.
You are not to have sexual intercourse with your brother’s wife; it will shame your brother.
You are not to have sexual intercourse with a woman and her daughter. You are not to marry her son’s daughter or her daughter’s daughter and have sex with her. They are close relatives; it is depraved.
You are not to marry a woman as a rival to her sister and have sexual intercourse with her during her sister’s lifetime.
“You are not to come near a woman during her menstrual impurity to have sexual intercourse with her.
You are not to have sexual intercourse with your neighbor’s wife, defiling yourself with her.
You must not have sexual intercourse with a male as one has sexual intercourse with a woman; it is a detestable act.
You are not to have sexual intercourse with any animal, defiling yourself with it; a woman is not to present herself to an animal to mate with it; it is a perversion.
“If a man has sexual intercourse with a woman who is a slave designated for another man, but she has not been redeemed or given her freedom, there must be punishment. They are not to be put to death, because she had not been freed.
If a man has sexual intercourse with his father's wife, he has exposed his father's nakedness. Both of them must be put to death; their blood guilt is on themselves.
If a man has sexual intercourse with his daughter-in-law, both of them must be put to death. They have committed perversion; their blood guilt is on themselves.
If a man has sexual intercourse with a male as one has sexual intercourse with a woman, the two of them have committed an abomination. They must be put to death; their blood guilt is on themselves.
If a man has sexual intercourse with both a woman and her mother, it is lewdness. Both he and they must be burned to death, so there is no lewdness in your midst.
If a man has sexual intercourse with an animal, he must be put to death; you are also to kill the animal.
If a woman approaches any animal to have sexual intercourse with it, you must kill the woman, and the animal must be put to death; their blood guilt is on themselves.
If a man marries his sister, whether his father’s daughter or his mother’s daughter, and they have sexual relations, it is a disgrace. They must be cut off publicly from their people. He has had sexual intercourse with his sister; he will bear his punishment.
If a man sleeps with a menstruating woman and has sexual intercourse with her, he has exposed the source of her flow, and she has uncovered the source of her blood. Both of them must be cut off from their people.
You must not have sexual intercourse with your mother’s sister or your father’s sister, for it is exposing one’s own blood relative; both people will bear their punishment.
If a man has sexual intercourse with his aunt, he has exposed his uncle's nakedness; they must bear responsibility for their sin, they will die childless.
If a man has sexual intercourse with his brother's wife, it is indecency. He has exposed his brother's nakedness; they will be childless.
and a man has intercourse with her and it is hidden from the eyes of her husband and she is undetected, although she has defiled herself, and there is no witness against her and she has not been caught in the act,
if you, however, have gone astray, being under the authority of your husband, and if you have defiled yourself and a man other than your husband has had intercourse with you”
Now therefore kill every boy, and kill every woman who has had sexual intercourse with a man.
But all the young women who have not had sexual intercourse with a man will be yours.
and 32,000 young women who had never had sexual intercourse with a man.
‘The one who has sexual intercourse with any animal is cursed.’And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’
While they were celebrating, behold, men of the city, certain worthless and evil men, surrounded the house, pounding on the door; and they spoke to the master of the house, the old man, saying, “Bring out the man who came to your house so that we may have relations with him.”
But the men would not listen to him. So the man took the Levite’s concubine and brought her outside to them; and they had relations with her and abused her all night until morning; and when daybreak came, they let her go.
The girl was very beautiful; and she became the king’s nurse and served him, but the king was not intimate with her.
We who held sweet intercourse together. To the house of God we walked amid the throng.
Come, let's drink deeply of lovemaking until morning, let's delight ourselves with sexual intercourse.
Men within you have sexual intercourse with their father’s wife and violate women during their menstrual impurity.
Then I told her, "You must live with me many days; you must not commit adultery or have sexual intercourse with another man, and I also will wait for you."
The Samaritan woman therefore says to him, How dost thou, being a Jew, ask to drink of me who am a Samaritan woman? for Jews have no intercourse with Samaritans.
This is why God delivered them over to degrading passions. For even their females exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones.
The males in the same way also left natural relations with females and were inflamed in their lust for one another. Males committed shameless acts with males and received in their own persons the appropriate penalty of their error.
But now we have been released from the Law and its penalty, having died [through Christ] to that by which we were held captive, so that we serve [God] in the newness of the Spirit and not in the oldness of the letter [of the Law].
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